SNL round-up: Paisley Pirates get their league campaign off to a winning start

Paisley Pirates kicked off their Scottish National League (SNL) campaign with a pair of victories over the weekend.

The Pirates recorded a 9-2 win at Kilmarnock Thunder and followed up with a 5-2 success on home ice against Dundee Tigers.

Kirkcaldy Kestrels progressed to the semi-finals of the Scottish Cup with a comfortable 21-7 aggregate victory over Solway Stingrays.

Conor Duncan, Scott Jamieson and Robin Floyd all hit hat-tricks in a 15-4 success on home ice, while Duncan weighed in with a double as the Kestrels triumphed 6-3 in Dumfries.

Aberdeen Lynx completed their Stuart Robertson Cup fixtures with a 15-0 win at Dundee Tigers – Jordan Leyden (2), Andy Murphy (2) and Ross McIntosh (2) topped their scoring.

Murrayfield Racers are still searching for their first points in the NIHL North Cup after falling 9-4 at Telford Tigers.

WEEKEND RESULTS

Dundee Tigers 0-15 Aberdeen Lynx – SRC East
Kilmarnock Thunder 2-9 Paisley Pirates – SNL
Kirkcaldy Kestrels 15-4 Solway Stingrays – SC
Paisley Pirates 5-2 Dundee Tigers – SNL
Solway Stingrays 3-6 Kirkcaldy Kestrels – SC (agg 7-21)
Telford Tigers 9-4 Murrayfield Racers – NIHL Cup

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